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Attractions to explore near Fort Kochi Beach

Fort Kochi Beach
Fort Kochi BeachFort Kochi Beach, Kochi

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Popular beach surrounded by historical and cultural monuments of Cochin. Used to be hub of colonial powers during 14th and 15th centuaries.

Nearby Attractions

St Francis CSI Church
St Francis CSI Church0.45 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

The 500 year old Church which was the burial place of Vasco da Gama, the first European to enter India.

Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica0.59 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

The 500 year old Basilica that hosts the relic of The Holy Cross of Jesus Christ.

Kerala Kathakali Centre
Kerala Kathakali Centre0.60 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

Traditional arts center presenting masked Kathakali dance shows classical musical nights & martial arts. They have daily Kathakali shows in the evening, the show takes around two hours. The show is usually followed by differnt kinds of art form presentations in alternating days.

Kochi Biennale Foundation
Kochi Biennale Foundation0.93 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

Every second year, Cochin welcomes Biennale- promoting art, culture and education activities created and curated by artists from different parts of the world.

Jain Temple Kochi
Jain Temple Kochi1.88 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

Built in 1960, the temple is inspired by the Jain temples of Gujarat and is beautifully tiled with white marbles & other carved structures. Every afternoon, the temple runs a show with thousands of pigeons that live in the premises.

Mattancherry Palace
Mattancherry Palace2.47 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

The palace built by the Portuguese, renovated by the Dutch and now housing an archeological museum

Jewish Synagogue
Jewish Synagogue2.50 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

The 16th century synagogue built under the protection of Cochin King.

Vallarpadam Basilica
Vallarpadam Basilica3.20 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

Vallarpadam Basilica (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam) is a major Christian pilgrim center of India. Around one million people visit the Basilica every year, it is the most important Marian Shrine in India. The picture of Mary and Infant Jesus at the top of the main altar was brought by Portuguese merchants under the leadership of Vasco Da Gama in 1524. The two towers has viewing decks that is open to visitors as well.

Marine Drive
Marine Drive4.49 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.

Broadway Market
Broadway Market4.70 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

One of the oldest shopping streets in Kochi. The market sells anything from jewelerries, clothes, vegetables, household items, and most other things you can imagine. The street is a car free pedestrian road, characterized by narrow roads lined with shops. There are more than a thousand shops in broadway, all in a two kilometer radius.

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary
Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary4.73 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

Nesting ground for migratory birds and supports many types of mangroves. Located in the center of Kochi city, it houses a shallow tidal lake connected with Kochi backwaters by a canal.

Kumbalanghi Village
Kumbalanghi Village9.10 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

A quiet island village known for rural tourism activities. You can see Chinese fishing nets, explore its mangrove forests, and take boat trips along the surrounding backwaters.

St. George's Forane Church
St. George's Forane Church9.82 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

Asia's largest shrine of Saint George. Locally known as Edappally church.

Kadamakkudy Islands
Kadamakkudy Islands10.04 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

A cluster of small islands spread in backwaters and filled with paddy fields and fishing nets. The area is famous for fish farms and a kayak through the waters treats you with great views. This area is devoid of all the noice and hustle of Cochin city, one truely hidden gem which is very easily reachable for people in Cochin. The place is especiallly beautiful during sunrise and sunsets.

LuLu Mall
LuLu Mall10.46 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

One of the largest shopping malls in India. With a daily footprint of about 80,000 people, it is one of the most visited places in Kerala.

Museum Of Kerala History
Museum Of Kerala History11.82 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

One of the best museums to visit in Kerala. It consists of three galleries- the Museum of Kerala History, the Dolls Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art, showing different aspects of Kerala's culture and history.

Hill Palace Museum
Hill Palace Museum13.90 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

The largest museum in Kerala and the former residence of the Cochin King.

Kadambrayar
Kadambrayar18.30 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

Situated in Kizhakkambalam Gramapanchayat in Eranakulam district, Kadambrayar offers scenic views of the river, paddy fields and a long paved space for some evening walk. You can also do paddle boating here.

Cherai Beach
Cherai Beach20.81 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

The 15 km stretch of beautiful beach lined with paddy fields, backwater, coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets.

Swarnath Mana
Swarnath Mana22.16 KMs away from Fort Kochi Beach

An old traditional home from 200 years ago. It is believed that here is where Adi Shankara, the Indian philosopher, and theologian recited the hymn Kanakadhāra Stotram which resulted in Goddess Lakshmi appearing in front of him and unleashing a stream of gold.